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Salivary Diagnostics in the Dental Practice

Salivary Diagnostics in the Dental Practice

Salivary Diagnostics in the Dental Practice

Dr Richard H Nagelberg DDS
Dr Richard H Nagelberg DDS

$49.00 $ 49.00 $ 49.00

$49.00 $ 49.00 $ 49.00

$ 49.00 $ 49.00 $ 49.00
$ 49.00 $ 49.00 $ 49.00
Normal Price: $49.00 $49.00

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Launch date: 08 Jun 2016
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Last updated: 07 Mar 2017

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Description

Salivary diagnostic technology offers a number of advantages over other testing methods. Some of these advantages include non-invasiveness, a virtually unlimited supply, cost effectiveness, and patient comfort, among others. Saliva testing can provide early diagnosis of a variety of diseases and conditions, thereby reducing morbidity and mortality. A particularly promising area of research is the identification of salivary biomarkers for a variety of cancers such as lung, breast and oral cancers. Salivary testing is currently available for the identification of periodontal pathogens. Other research to identify a variety of biomarkers of periodontal disease is ongoing.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
1- Discuss the advantages of salivary diagnostics.
2- Discuss the potential impact of salivary diagnostics on a variety of systemic diseases and conditions.
3- Describe how saliva testing currently is used in the dental profession.
4- Implement saliva testing in the dental practice to enhance patient care.
Dr Richard H Nagelberg DDS

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Dr Richard H Nagelberg DDS

Dr. Richard Nagelberg has been practicing general dentistry in suburban Philadelphia for 34 years. He has international practice experience, having provided dental services in Thailand, Cambodia, and Canada. He is an advisory board member, speaker, columnist, key opinion leader and clinical consultant for several dental companies and organizations as well as a recipient of Dentistry Today’s Top Clinicians in CE, 2009-2016. Richard lectures internationally on a variety of topics centered on understanding the impact dental professionals have beyond the oral cavity.

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Additional Contributors

Paul D Slowey PhD, CEO, Oasis Diagnostics® Corporation and Managing Member of Bamburgh Marrsh LLC, Vancouver WA 98686 USA.

Dr. Slowey is the Founder and Owner of Oasis Diagnostics® Corporation and its subsidiary Company, Bamburgh Marrsh LLC, founded in 2002, each are pioneers in the area of oral fluid diagnostics and testing. Dr Slowey’s background is in Organic Chemistry; after being awarded his Doctorate from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK), he spent several years as a Post Doctoral Fellow in Canada then 5 years in the pharmaceutical industry with Sterling Drug [UK]. He has over 32 years of experience in the clinical diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries combined. Over the years he has held positions as Director of International Sales and Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for companies that were the original pioneers in the development of saliva diagnostic rapid tests for infectious diseases, and oral fluid collection devices. He has extensive experience in structuring strategic alliances and license agreements with both start-up and Fortune 500 companies. Dr Slowey has 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals, fifteen (15) issued patents, twelve (12) filed patent applications and he has made a number of oral presentations at key scientific symposia on a variety of subjects including HIV diagnosis, nucleic acid testing, the status of oral fluid testing, non-invasive liquid biopsy testing, the Japanese Healthcare Business and Thyrotropin Receptor Antibody Assays for the Diagnosis of Graves’ Disease.

Dr Slowey is the Founder and Co-Organizer of the North American Saliva Symposium [NASS, www.salivasymposium.com ] and is a Director of a teaching college in Kampala, Uganda [Bridgeford College].

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